d&b data privacy protection policy

Protecting the security and privacy of personal data is important to d&b; business is conducted in compliance with the applicable laws on data privacy protection and data security. d&b hope the policy outlined below will help the user understand what data may be collected, how it will be used, safeguarded and with whom it may be shared.

Personal data

Through the website, d&b will not collect any personal data, for example name, address, telephone number or email address unless voluntarily provided.

Purpose of use

When personal data is provided, it is usually used to respond to inquiries, process orders, or provide access to specific information or offers. In supporting customer relationships:

  • d&b may store and process personal data and share it with worldwide affiliates and partners to help improve products and services,
  • d&b or a partner may use personal data to contact customers about a d&b offer in support of their business needs.

d&b do not sell or otherwise market personal data to third parties.

Purpose limitation

d&b will collect, use or disclose personal data supplied online only for the original purposes unless the disclosure is:

  • a use of the personal data for any additional purpose, that is directly related to the original collected purpose,
  • necessary to prepare, negotiate and perform a contract with the user,
  • required by law, or the competent governmental or judicial authorities,
  • necessary to establish or preserve a legal claim or defence,
  • necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activities, such as wilful attacks on d&b information technology systems.

Communications or utilization data

Through the user's use of telecommunication services to access the d&b website, the user's communication data, Internet protocol address or utilization data, for example information on the beginning, end and extent of each access, and information on the telecommunication services accessed, are technically generated and could conceivably relate to personal data. If there is a compelling necessity, the collection, processing and use of that data will be performed in accordance with the applicable data privacy protection legal framework.

Applicant portal

We collect certain personal data to be able to process your application. Your personal data will solely be used for the purpose of processing your application except it is necessary for compliance with legal requirements or with your explicit consent. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. We will store your applicant data for 6 months after the after the application deadline has elapsed for purposes of preserving evidence. The data is blocked after 3 months and completely deleted after 6 months. An exception however is made in case of fiscal archiving periods. In such a case the data will be deleted with the expiration of those periods. We collect certain personal data from you via our applicant portal. Mandatory details are marked as such and are only collected if they are necessary to assess the suitability of an applicant for a certain position. The purpose of the mandatory detail „How did you find out about us?“ is to determine which job portals create the most apllications to evaluate where ads will be placed in the future. You personal data will be transferred to our servers when you click the button „information complete and correct“. Up to this moment you can change the information you provided at any time.

Google Dynamic Remarketing

We use the dynamic remarketing function of Google ADWords, a service provided by Google Inc (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA;"Google") on our website. This technology enables us to automatically generate targeted advertising messages after your visit to our website. The advertisements are based on the products and services you clicked on during your last visit to our website.

Google uses cookies to create interest-based ads. Cookies are small text files that are stored in your browser when you visit our website. Google normally stores information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, date and time of your request. This information is only used to map the web browser on a particular computer. They cannot be used to identify a person. If you don't want to receive user-based advertising from Google, you can disable the placement of ads using Google's ad setup. For more information on how Google uses cookies, please see Google's Privacy Policy.

Newsletter

To send our newsletter we use Dotmailer a service of Dotmailer Ltd. No 1 London Bridge, London, Great Britain. To register for our newsletter, we use the so-called double-opt-in procedure. This means that we will send you a confirmation e-mail to the e-mail address you have given us, in which we will ask you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. If you do not confirm this within If you confirm your wish to receive the newsletter, we will store your e-mail address until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. This storage serves the sole purpose of sending you the newsletter. Furthermore, we store your IP addresses and the times when you register and confirm your registration in order to prevent misuse of your personal data. Within 24 hours, your registration will be automatically deleted. Only the e-mail address is obligatory for sending the newsletter. The specification of further, separately marked information is voluntary and will only be used to personalize the newsletter. These data will also be completely deleted upon cancellation.

You can revoke your consent to receive the newsletter at any time. You can declare your revocation by clicking on the link provided in each newsletter e-mail, by e-mail to legal@dbaudio.com or by sending a message to the data protection officer Mrs. Lisa Rehkugler, intersoft consulting services AG, Friedrichstraße 15,70174 Stuttgart. Your data will not be passed on to third parties.

Social Bookmarks

On our website there are so-called social bookmarks (e. g. from facebook, Twitter and YouTube) integrated. Social Bookmarks are Internet bookmarks that allow users of such a service to collect links and news items. These are only included on our website as links to the corresponding services. After clicking on the integrated graphic, you will be redirected to the page of the respective provider, i. e. only then will user information be transferred to the respective provider. Please refer to the respective data protection regulations of the providers for information on the handling of your personal data when using these websites.

Security

d&b uses technical and organisational security measures to protect the user's personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss or alteration and against unauthorized disclosure or access.

Links to other websites

The d&b website contains links to other websites. d&b is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites. When a link is created, the content of that link is checked. d&b assures that on the time of creation there was no illegal content on the linked page. d&b has no influence over subsequent changes of linked pages or the content of continuative links on the other websites.

Questions and comments

d&b will respond to reasonable requests to review personal data and to correct, amend or delete any inaccuracies. If the user has any questions or comments about the d&b data privacy protection policy, please use the feedback form. Changes to the data privacy protection policy will be posted on this page. Please check this page regularly to keep up to date.

Piwik Pro

This website uses Piwik Pro, a web analytics open-source software. Piwik Pro uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be stored on the server of the service provider in Germany. Your IP address will be anonymized prior to its storage. d&b may use this data and share it with worldwide affiliates to monitor the popularity of the website's different pages and to improve their performance or content. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Find here further information about data protection at Piwik.

Privacy settings

Data requests

Please select below the type of data request along with any special requests in the body of the message. We will do our best to accommodate them. We require your email address to contact you about your request. We will not use this email address for any purpose other than the completion of your request.

Access data
Access data
Data erasure
Data rectification

Disclosure and public procedural directory

If requested, we shall inform you in writing, in accordance with applicable law, whether we have stored personal data referring to you and what this data involves. As stipulated by law, you also have the right to correct, block and delete this personal data. Our public procedural directory contains the necessary information according to § 4 e Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and is accessible upon request.

Responsible authority and contact information

d&b audiotechnik GmbH
Eugen-Adolff-Str. 134
71522 Backnang

Should you have any questions concerning the processing of your personal data, you are welcome to contact our external data protection officer who will also be available in the event of information requests, applications or complaints:

Private / confidential:

Frau Lisa Rehkugler
intersoft consulting services AG
Friedrichstraße 15
70174 Stuttgart

E-Mail: legal(at)dbaudio.com.